Upcoming Connecticut Antique Auto Events for the Shoreline Area, and Beyond...
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*We are now in process of building up our 2021 event listings... The 2021s are now back to being highlighted in RED... As always, we welcome you to please send us your CT Shoreline-area old car event listings!

This Calendar is originated and periodically updated by the Shoreline Antique Auto Connection, a not-for-profit enterprise run for antique auto enthusiasts, by antique auto enthusiasts. As the information presented here is gleaned from a WIDE variety of sources, there is no way we can vouch for the truth or accuracy of anything, and we STRONGLY suggest you get in touch with the applicable event contacts listed, to make sure the event is indeed going to be held (especially before you make a long trip to attend!). Thank you. SAAC, P.O. Box 3353, Stony Creek, CT 06405, e-mail CommonGear@aol.com, web site http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/ . Please send your CT Shoreline-area event listings for inclusion here (non-marque-specific events preferred).

WHY DO WE DO THIS? - We maintain this Calendar as a service to our fellow local-area antique auto enthusiasts! It's not perfect, but we always work very hard at it, and try to verify as much as possible everything that we publish. And we love to share it! We are not professionals at this--only enthusiasts who enjoy the old car hobby. What would really make us happy, however, is that those who may like to copy and paste our exhaustively researched (always with sources credited), written-out & detailed listings for their own web site use, to please occasionally give us a little bit of a shout-out! Thanks for your understanding and support! See you out there at the shows & cruises!

"WHERE ELSE ARE GOOD PLACES TO LOOK FOR UPCOMING CAR EVENT LISTINGS FOR THIS AREA?" - Frankly, at this stage of the game (mid-June 2020), the only calendar I really trust is THIS ONE. Other calendars that I look at regularly appear to be suffering from "lack of interest" by their editors/maintainers--and I can't say I blame them, since so much of the calendar updating I seem do these days is to revise events into cancelled events--it's depressing. For some reasonably reliable places to go look for events in Connecticut in general (we make no excuses for our desire to stay CT Shoreline-focused on this page), we first recommend The Connecticut Council of Car Clubs Events Calendar (whose editor John B. is extremely conscientious about keeping it accurate and updated; may we also suggest joining their Facebook group page for lots of event updates as well: https://www.facebook.com/groups/connecticutcouncilofcarclubs/), and then also Hemmings and also OldRide.com ... Beyond those, good luck... SUGGESTION: Contact the club or organization directly to see if their event is actually going to happen--relying solely on someone's haphazardly-maintained compendium of events (and I'm not saying I'm infallible--I only do this as a hobby after all) can often get you into trouble... Happy event hunting!

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SEPTEMBER 24 (NEW EVENT DATE - per e-mail we received from the organizers) 172021, Friday, Portland – “…’Knights of Columbus Freestone Council 7 Car Show in Memory of Knight Sal ‘Tootie’ Pitruzello – Benefiting Charties of the KofC Freestone Council 7’… St. Mary Church, 45 Freestone Avenue, Portland, CT… Friday, September 17th, 2021 (Rain Date = September 24 - The Rain Date it appears, has been officially invoked!)… Free show bag for registered vehicles… Registration: 2:00 to 5:00… Show opens at 3:00pm… Awards at 7:30pm… Classic cars/trucks, muscle cars to ’89, modern muscle ’90-up, street rods… Special Awards: Best of Show, Oldest Vehicle… Free public admission… Raffles… Food trucks… Show car registration fee $10… For more information call: Joe Loban 860-358-9123, or Bill Martyszczyk 860-894-2464… Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/freestonecouncil …”…  Even more info yet – Knights of Columbus – Freestone Council 7 on Facebook (make sure you visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/freestonecouncil/ ... *9/20/2021 IMPORTANT UPDATE - EVENT DATE CHANGE - We received an e-mail a couple of days ago from KJ Loban (kjloban@gmail.com), with the following note: "...If possible, can this date be updated? This was postponed to Friday, September 24th. Same time and location..."... Sounds good and thanks for the update! We are happy to help spread teh word, especially about events that benefit wonderful good causes!... Thanks again!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/6/2021; event date change incorporated into this listing as of 9/20/2021)

SEPTEMBER 24-26, 2021, Friday-Sunday, Englishtown (NEW JERSEY) – TENTATIVE DATES for “Fall Englishtown Swap Meet & Auto Show”… webmaster’s note – Following is some info I found on the Englishtown – Old Bridge Township Raceway Park web site’s dedicated Swap Meet info page (https://etownracewaypark.com/swap-meets/): “…About the Swap Meet: The Bi-annual Englishtown Swap Meet & Auto Show is held in April & September, rain or shine. It runs from Friday through Sunday with Vendor spaces on pavement and grass, over 300 Car for Sale spaces on pavement, and free parking for attendees. Sale merchandise consists of a wide array of parts, accessories and miscellaneous items… Our show’s are judged by “People’s Choice” on Saturday and Sunday. Top 60 People’s Choice Awards. With Special Awards for People’s Choice Car 1959 & Older, People’s Choice Car 1960 & Newer, People’s Choice – Truck, Modern Musclecar, Best Club Participation (Sat. only), Vinnie & Richard Napp Memorial Cup… Here’s more detailed information regarding our most frequently asked questions: General admission — $12/person each day; Children under 12 admitted free… Gates open 7:00 AM each day. Closes at 6:00 PM Friday & Saturday. Closes at 4:00 PM on Sunday… Car Show registration 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM enter thru gate #3; Participant award goes to each entry… Raceway Park’s Englishtown Swap Meet & Auto Show offers something for everyone. Whether you want to connect with other owners, look for hard to find parts and accessories, or just appreciate American classics and modified vehicles, this is the place to be!...”… For more info - Old BridgeTownship Raceway Park is on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/RacewayPark/ (make sure to visit and give 'em a "Like")… (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/26/2021)

SEPTEMBER 25, 2021, Saturday, New Britain – “15th Annual New Britain Downtown District/TD Bank Car Show and Sesquicentennial Celebration”… Thanks to our friend Matt Wilk (mattwilk@ymail.com) for sending along this event info along with a two-page flyer: "...New Britain Downtown District /TD Bank Car Show... The fifteenth annual NBDD Car Show will take place on Saturday, September 25, 2021. The show will be the start of New Britain's 150 year incorporation anniversary celebration... All makes, models and years of special interest vehicles are invited to attend. Please note: New times (12pm-4pm) gates open at 11am, and new entrance point (From Columbus Blvd to Washington Street)... Vehicles will be displayed on West Main Street. Food trucks and local dining for purchase. Twenty trophies, many door prizes. A DJ will provide music and announcements. A $10,00 donation and 50/50 raffle will benefit the New Britain Police Explorers... http://www.newbritaindd.com ... For questions contact Matt Wilk at 860-371-0868..."… webmaster’s additional note - I posted the two-page flyer images on the SAAC’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ShorelineOldies) today, so you can go there to try to get a look at it—although all of the important info appears to be included above, from the text of Matt’s e-mail… Even more info – Suggest you also go and take a gander at the New Britain Downtown District Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there), online at: https://www.facebook.com/New-Britain-Downtown-District-141233562571472 ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 4/20/2021)

(REVISED) SEPTEMBER 25, 2021, Saturday, New Britain – “Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Series 2021 – Includes ‘The Supercars Thru History’,” … at Klingberg Family Centers, 370 Linwood Street, New Britain, CT 06052... Quoting from the Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Series’ January 1, 2021 Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/KlingbergAuto/) announcement: “… Happy New Year! Save the dates for our 2021 events, June 19 and September 25!...”… More info – Klingberg’s Mark Johnson added this note also dated 1/1/2021 to his post to the CT Council of Car Clubs Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/connecticutcouncilofcarclubs/permalink/3308178359291971): “…Full Event or Drive Thru, we will do whatever is safe for all involved…”*8/10/2021 UPDATE - It appears the nature of this event has changed--it is now described as the following: "...'Cars & Coffee and Kids,' 8am to 11am, at the Klingberg Campus in New Britain, and features: Family Activities, No Entry Fee (donations encouraged), No Cut-Off Year, and Free Coffee and Donut (while they last)..."... webmaster's note - We saw the official flyer for this event posted on the Facebook system just a day or so ago, posted by Mark Johnson to the Connecticut Council of Car Clubs Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/connecticutcouncilofcarclubs/), with the following note: "...Come and walk around, no more “drive thru” shows. Activities for families and more show cars to see, there is no cut-off year for this Cars & Coffee & Kids. All show quality cars can participate. All proceeds go to the programs of Klingberg Family Centers... www.KlingbergMotorcarSeries.org ..."... And there you have it!… (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/6/2021; major revision to the nature of this event incorporated into this listing as of 8/10/2021)

SEPTEMBER 25, 2021, Saturday, Seymour – “…’Morning Star Lodge #47 4th Annual Car Show’ – Proceeds go to benefit the SHS Car Club… Saturday, September 25, 10am-2pm (rain date = September 26, 10am-2pm), 2 Botsford Road, Seymour, CT… (webmaster’s note – That’s the address of Seymour High School, of course, where the event is held, reference: https://www.seymourschools.org/seymour-high-school) ... Free admission (for spectators)... Registration only $10, with no cut-off; all makes & models welcome… Live music from the Performing Art Club and SHS Dance Team… Custom-made trophies (webmaster’s note – Absolute the coolest custom-made trophies I’ve ever seen; went to this show a couple years ago & saw them myself)… Food trucks, 50/50 raffle… Full restroom on site… Any questions call Morning Star Lodge #47 475-212-2656…”… More info – All of the above info was transcribed directly from the flyer recently posted by the Morning Star Lodge #47 on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MSL47Seymour (make sure to visit, and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there)… Additional comments – As noted above, I was fortunate to drive my Bug out to Seymour a couple of years back and take part in this car show (which benefits a fantastic cause). I had a positively fantastic time, and am hoping I can make it back there again this year!... ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/25/2021)

SEPTEMBER 25, 2021, Saturday, North Haven – “…Car Show at Hammer City Kustoms… Saturday, September 25, 5:00pm-onward, 51 Giles Avenue, North Haven, CT 06473… DJ, food & snacks, custom painted panel raffles, 50/50 raffle… Bring your hot rods, kustoms, muscle cars, trucks, bikes., etc…”…. Quoting from Michelle LeFrancois (https://www.facebook.com/michelle.lefrancois.77) post to the "Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts – Connecticut" Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/372713469572291), within the last day or so (which included a copy of the flyer, from which all of the above info was transcribed: “…Our next car show is the 25th of September!... We will be raffling off custom panels I painted as well!...”… More info – Here’s theFacebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/318622536726798 ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/10/2021)

SEPTEMBER 26, 2021, Sunday, Groton – “…Eighth Annual Larry’s Auto Machine Family Fun Car Cruise… Sunday, September 26, 2021, 12pm to 5pm, at Larry’s Auto Machine, 175 Leonard Road, Airport Business Park, Groton, CT 06340… Classic cars, sports & tuner cars, bikes, muscle cars old & new, stock cars, street cars, modified cars, race cars, antique cars, ratrods, trucks… Hot dogs, hamburgers, soda/water, by vendor… Call Gary for more details 860-449-9112… Rain date = October 3, 2021…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Clem Brown (https://www.facebook.com/clem.brown.7) for sending along the official flyer for this event via the Facebook system, from which I transcribed all of the above info. I’ve been to this event in the past as a spectator, and believe me, it’s awesome!!!... Even more info – Larry’s Auto Machine is on Facebook (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there), and that’s also where you can view a copy of the flyer that Clem had forwarded—tune your internet browser to: https://www.facebook.com/LarrysAutoMachine ... And there you have it! Thanks again Clem!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/8/2021)

SEPTEMBER 26, 2021, Sunday, Simsbury – “41st Annual Simsbury Fly-In, Car Show, and Food Truck Festival,” at Simsbury Airport, 94 Wolcott Rd in Simsbury, CT 06070… Not too much more than the date appears to have been published so far (along with a noted rain date of October 3, 2021, which is also a Sunday… Event Info Contact – “…contact Bill Thomas at 860-693-4550 or email wdthomas421@gmail.com …”… More info - See the Official Event Info page online at: http://www.simsburyflyin.com/HOME ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 2/18/2020)

SEPTEMBER 26, 2021, Sunday, Waterbury – “American Muscle and Classic Car Show”… The following info from our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s Coming Events Page: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm : “…Sunday September 26, 2021 (Rain Date October 3), Waterbury, CT: American Muscle and Classic Car Show, hosted by the American Italian Civic Club at 476 Boyden St Waterbury, CT… 10:00 am  to 3:00pm; gates open at 9 for registration… Driver registration is $10.00 and spectators are welcome… Park-like venue with a large pavilion, indoor facilities and food available… There will be music, driver raffle prizes, trophies and a 50/50…”… Flyer link: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2021/Americanclassicsept.jpg … (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/1/2021)

SEPTEMBER 26, 2021, Sunday, Beacon Falls – “Beacon Falls Lions Club 15th Annual Car Show”… The following info from our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s Coming Events Page: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm : “…Sunday September 26, 2021 (Rain Date Oct 3), Beacon Falls, CT: Beacon Falls Lions Club 15th Annual Car Show… Location Kolga Imdustries, 65 Lancaster Dr., Beacon Falls CT… 8:00am - 3:00pm… Registration begins at 11:00 am… Registration Fee $10.00… General Admission $5.00, Kids under 12 and Vets w/ID Free… Live DJ, 50/50 Raffle… For More information Contact John Conte @ (203) 927-2061 or Bob "Chippy" Barbieri @ (203) 410-9401…”… Flyer link: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2021/beaconfalls.pdf … (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/1/2021)

SEPTEMBER 26, 2021, Sunday, Meriden – “…’South Meriden Christmas In The Village Car Show Extravaganza 2021’…”… Quoting from our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s Coming Events Page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm): “…Sunday, September 26, 2021 (Rain Date Oct 3), South Meriden CT… 16th Annual South Meriden Car, Truck, Jeep and Motorcycle Extravaganza, at Holy Angels Church, 585 Main St., South Meriden CT… 1pm – 5pm… $10 per show vehicles… American Muscle Car Club will be helping Christmas in The Village with their 16th Annual Car Show... Show includes LIVE BAND, Food, 50/50, LOTS OF TROPHIES and more… This is a great fun-filled family event… All proceeds to benefit Christmas in the Village… Contact: southmeridenfestivals@yahoo.com ... 203-238-9029 or rsssconv@att.net , Rob 203-500-9255, AMCC Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/americanmusclecarclubct/ …”… FLYER link: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2021/Meriden%20car%20show%20flier%202021-1.pdf … Sounds like a great time! Thanks CT Seaport Club for posting the info, and of course thanks to our friend Rob and all of the AMCC-ers for their work to make it happen!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/17/2021)

SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 3, 2021, Wednesday-Sunday, Carlisle (PENNSYLVANIA) – “Fall Carlisle Collector Car Flea Market & Corral” … Weds-Sat 7am-6pm, Sun 7am-12pm… Admission Weds-Say $12, Sunday free, event pass $35, kids 12 & under free… 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle, PA 17013… Infohttps://carlisleevents.com/events/events-detail/index?id=fall+carlisle … (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/13/2021)

SEPTEMBER 30-OCTOBER 3, 2021, Thursday-Sunday, Newport (RHODE ISLAND) – “Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week” … Quoting from the official web site (https://www.audrainconcours.com/): “…A Celebration of All Things History, Luxury & Sport… Spend your days enjoying fine dining pop-ups, exhibitions of rare and exciting automobiles, seminars, shopping, tennis, golf and sailing along the Newport coast. Then, once the sun goes down, experience exclusive concerts, galas and VIP parties hosted in the Gatsby-esque mansions that populate America’s original luxury capital… The four-day program concludes with a centerpiece event, the Audrain Concours d’Elegance, which will feature a world-class collection of over a billion dollars worth of rare and vintage cars. During the 2020 Audrain’s Newport Concours, the question won’t be what will you do, but rather, how will you do it all? The event will be held September 30th - October 3rd, 2021…”… More info – Be sure to check out the official Facebook page for the Audrain Newport Concours and Motor Week (and be sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there), online at: https://www.facebook.com/audrainsconcours/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/18/2021)

OCTOBER 2, 2021, Saturday, Willington – “18th Annual Willington Car Show – Presented by the Town of Willington and Connecticut Street Legends,” 10am to 3pm, at Willington Town Green, Route 74 (& Common Road), Willington, CT 06279… The following event info came from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/125844952768640/): “…Classic car show sponsored by the Town of Willington, to benefit the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation. Dash plaques and trophies awarded. Food available on premises. Rain date Oct. 9th or 10th…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for passing this event heads-up along, referencing the CT Street Legends “2021 Car Shows Page” (http://www.connecticutstreetlegends.org/our-shows.html), which also has the heading at the top: “Not Cutoff Year At All Of Our 2021 Shows!”… and also: “…Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/connecticutstreetlegends ...”... Here’s the complete blurb from that web site page about this event: “…Saturday, October 2nd - "18th Annual Willington Car Show" Presented by the Town of Willington. 10:00am - 3:00pm, at the Willington Town Green, Rt. 74. Proceeds from this show go to support the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation. $10.00 show car entrance fee. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 show cars, trophies will be awarded and food will be available on-site. For information call Joe 860-429-5475 or Tom 860-280-8076. Rain Date October 9th or 10th…”… Looks like we have it all covered now! Thanks again Rick!… (this event was added to this calendar as of 3/3/2021)

OCTOBER 3, 2021, Sunday, Stratford – “…The America St. Johns #8 Masonic Lodge Presents: ‘4th Annual Car Show’… Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021, 9am to 3pm… Location: Short Beach, 1 Dorne Drive, Stratford, CT 06615… DJ Service provided by ‘Car Tunes Classics’… Food truck service by ‘The Plate”… Vendors, trophies, raffles, door prizes… Spectators: Free… Car entry $10… Questions: Contact Paul at plongo79@yahoo.com … All COVID restrictions and social distancing rules will be followed…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Rich Kovach from Car Tunes Classics (https://www.facebook.com/richard.kovach.144) for passing along the official flyer for this event, from which all of the above info was transcribed…. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/274796130922035/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/15/2021)

OCTOBER 3, 2021, Sunday, Middletown – 35th Annual Middlesex County Historical Society Classic Car Show, October 3rd, 2021 (rain date = October 10th), at Palmer Field in Middletown--just saw the small listing in the September 2021 Hemmings Motor News, page 84 (within the “Connecticut Events” section of the classifieds), which read as follows: “…Connecticut: Middletown, October 3rd, 2021, Middlesex County Historical Society’s 35th Annual Car Show, and Fall Harvest Market, at Palmer Field, Bernie O’Rourke Drive; registration begins at 8:30am; rain date October 10th; 860-346-0746…”… More info – We found this dedicated MCHS web site page after some google searching: https://www.mchsct.org/programs-events – and the following info is excerpted from that page: “…We will hold our 35th annual classical car show at Palmer Field, Route 66, Washington Street in Middletown, CT… In addition to the ever popular classic cars on display, the show will feature an expanded Fall Harvest Market. Opportunities are available for vendors such as antique dealers, vintage purveyors, crafts people, folks downsizing, and food trucks…”… Even more info - Middlesex County Historical Society on Facebook (please be sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/MCHSCT/ … (this event was added to this calendar as 8/17/2021)

OCTOBER 3, 2021, Sunday, Pomfret – “…Pomfret Lions Club First Annual End of Season Cruise-In & Car Show, from 10am to 2pm, at Loos & Co., at the corner of Route 169 and Route 101… 50/50 raffle and awards to Best GM, Mopar, Ford, Independent, and Foreign… Best in Show… Registration $10 per car… All proceeds go to Pomfret Lions Club Charities…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for passing a flyer for this event along, via an e-mail from a day or so ago, which is where all of the above info was transcribed directly from... More info – We tried to look up any possible contact info for the Pomfret Lions Club and didn’t find too much—here’s some basic info that we found for the “Pomfret Lions Club 9091 – District 23C,” from doing a search of clubs on a main Lions Club web site: https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/start-our-approach/club-locator/details?id=9091 …   Also, here’s an “open corporates” page with some info: https://opencorporates.com/companies/us_ct/0215798 and here’s a Facebook group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pomfretlions ... And there you have it… (this event was added to this calendar as of 5/4/2021)

OCTOBER 6-9, 2021, Wednesday-Saturday, Hershey (PENNSYLVANIA) – “Eastern Division AACA National Fall Meet” (a.k.a.: “Hershey Holy Week”)… Hosted by the Hershey Region AACA… Following is from the Hershey Region’s official Fall Meet info page (http://hershey.aaca.com/eastern-division-fall-meet/): “…October 6-9, 2021… The Eastern Division AACA National Fall Meet takes place each year during the 1st full week in October. The Hershey Region began hosting the show in 1955 and has done so each year since then… The meet is located in beautiful Hershey, PA on the grounds and parking lots surrounding Hersheypark and The Giant Center. Hershey is considered one of the largest antique automobile shows and flea markets in the United States… Events Include: Car Corral, Flea Market, Sat. Car Show, Ladies Luncheon, High Wheeler Contest, Race Car Condition Run, Judging School, AACA Juniors, Talent Show and Old Time Movie Night….”… More info – Here’s the Hershey Fall Meet FAQ's page: http://hershey.aaca.com/eastern-division-fall-meet/faqs/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of1/27/2020)

OCTOBER 9, 2021, Saturday, Guilford – “Headlights and High Beams Car Show – Presented by the Edward Riccio Foundation,” 9am to 3pm, at Guilford Fairgrounds, 111 Lovers Lane, Guilford, CT 06437… The above event info came from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/125284352846895/), and also included a link for tickets: www.edwardricciofoundation.com/headlights-high-beams-car-show ... Info about the Edward Riccio Foundation (quoting from the officialFacebook page: https://www.facebook.com/edwardricciofoundation): “…Funding Cancer research and education… Veteran/first responder mental health support… Domestic/Sexual violence awareness/education…”… Even more background info – We also found this post dated 3/2/2021: “…The Edward Riccio Foundation is proud to announce our partnership with Team Pff (https://www.facebook.com/givingback2019/) … Team Pff is a group of 8 of the strongest women you’ll meet! Comprised of breast cancer survivors and women that have a personal vendetta against cancer, they have raised thousands of dollars for breast cancer research and completed the Avon 39 mile walk, some more then once! The Edward Riccio Foundation, Team Pff, and Connecticut Shoreline Cars & Coffee (https://www.facebook.com/ctshorelinecarsandcoffee/) will be hosting the 1st annual Headlights and High Beams Car Show at the Guilford Fair Grounds on October 9th, 9-3! If you like cool cars, great food, raffle prizes, and kicking cancers butt come down and support! Follow the link in bio to register your car or donate to The Edward Riccio Foundation. All proceeds from the car show will go to breast cancer research…”… webmaster’s note - How GREAT is that?! Great job Edward Riccio Foundation (http://www.edwardricciofoundation.com/), Team Pff, and Connecticut Shoreline Cars & Coffee for the awesome team effort to make this great-sounding local car show happen!… *3/11/2021 ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT EVENT DETAILS ADDED – The Edward Riccio Foundation (https://www.facebook.com/edwardricciofoundation/) folks just put out another Headlights & High Beams Car Show press release (with a beautiful flyer) as of two days ago (3/9/2021), which went as follows: “…Join us for the 1st Annual Headlights & High Beams Car Show - Hosted by Team Pff, Connecticut Shoreline Cars & Coffee, and the Rusty Nuts Cruisers… All proceeds will go to Smilow Cancer Hospital Breast Cancer Center… There will be COOL cars, GREAT food, and some GROOVY music… If you’re a car lover and want to help us kick cancer’s butt, come down to the Guilford Fair Grounds on October 9th, from 9 to 3… Follow the link (https://www.edwardricciofoundation.com/headlights-high-beams-car-show) to register your car! If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities contact us at contact@edwardricciofoundation.com. All donations are 501c3 tax deductible…”… A couple of additional event details gleaned from the new flyer– “…Registration from 9 to 11:30am… Trophies at 3pm… Fee $10 per car, truck, motorcycle, tractor?... Music all day, 50/50, raffle/silent auction, food trucks/vendors… All proceeds go to the Smilow Breast Cancer Center…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 3/8/2021; additional event details were added to this listing as of 3/11/2021)

OCTOBER 9, 2021, Saturday, Branford – “…’Car & Truck Show – To Benefit The Wounded Warrior Project – At Branford Yacht Club’… Saturday, October 9th, 2021 (Rain Date = October 10th), 10:00am to 2:00pm, at Branford Yacht Club (Main Parking Lot), 39 Goodsell Point Road, Branford, CT 06405… Donation: $10 per car (includes hot dog, chips, and drink for driver)… Spectators: Free entrance to car show (a $5 donation per adult is appreciated for the Wounded Warrior Project)… ‘…DJ, 50/50 Raffle, Trophies, Huge Parking Lot, Food…’… ‘…All Car Clubs, Makes & Models Are Welcome…’… For info Contact Frank at telman3042@aol.com or Bill at wcapozzi@comcast.net …”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Frank Wojcik (telman3042@aol.com) for sending along a copy of the Official Flyer for this event (from which all of the above info was directly transcribed) in an e-mail dated 7/25/2021, along with the cover note: “…Hi Steve, Getting started a little late this year. Can you get this on SAAC Calendar. Can it also get posted on your Facebook page… Hope all is well… Thanks, Frank…”… Thanks so much Frank for getting us the info—we are happy to help spread the word about this wonderful event that benefits such an outstanding good cause (Wounded Warrior Project)!... (this event was added to this calendar as of7/29/2021)

OCTOBER 9, 2021, Saturday, South Glastonbury – “Hot Rod & Kustom Fall Out,” 10am-4pm, at Glastonbury Elks 2202, 98 Woodland Street, South Glastonbury, CT… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/3017291048371215/): "...New England’s Premier Traditional Hot Rod & Custom Car Show... *1963 & Older Traditional Styled Vehicles Only* hot rods, customs, race, stock, bikes (strictly enforced)... Live Music, Food, Vendors and More... $10 per person (kids free)... Portion of proceeds to benefit Autism Familys of Connecticut... www.hotrodfallout.com ..."... (this event was added to this calendar as of 10/29/2020)

OCTOBER 10, 2021, Sunday, Wethersfield – Quoting from the 1/11/2021 post by Over The Hill Gang Eastern Chapter: https://www.facebook.com/overthehillgangec/ , on the dedicated Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/914935712618250): “…Wethersfield Police Cadet Car Show, Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 60 State Street, Wethersfield, CT 06109, 10am to 2pm…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/12/2021)

OCTOBER 10, 2021, Sunday, Litchfield – The following are excerpts from the Hemmings dedicated event page: https://www.hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=57787 : “…Cars for Kids Automobile Show, Sunday, October 10, 2021, 10:00 am - 3:00 PM… Cars for Kids Automobile Show POSTPONED UNTIL 10/10/2021, 2020Sponsored by the Valley Collector Car Club and the Litchfield Hills Historical Automobile Club, the 8th Annual Cars for Kids Automobile Show will be held at the Connecticut Junior Republic CJR in Litchfield. Gates and registration for exhibitors will open at 8 AM. Show entries are $10 per car. Dashboard plaques will be given to the first 100 entrants and exhibitor gift bags will be given to the first 200 registrants. Judging will be from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM and trophies will be awarded at 2:30 PM. Spectator parking will open at 10 AM. Admission is $5 per car… For further information about the Cars for Kids Automobile Show, please contact the Connecticut Junior Republic: 860-567-9423. The rain date for this event is October 18… Sponsor: Valley Collector Car Club, Inc. and the Litchfield Hills Historical Automobile Club… Location: Connecticut Junior Republic, 550 Goshen Road, Litchfield, CT, 06759… More info: http://ctjuniorrepublic.org/ or call Francine Spencer at 860-567-9423 or call Hedy Barton at 860-567-9423…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/19/2021)

OCTOBER 10, 2021, Sunday, Seymour – “Seymour Lions Club 52nd Annual Benefit Car Show”… The following info from our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s Coming Events Page: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm : “…Sunday October 10, 2021, Seymour CT: Seymour Lions Club 52nd Annual Benefit Car Show… 8:00 am – 3:00 pm… All Classes Welcome… Registration $10.00… Location: MPI Corporation Silver Mine Industrial Park, 4 Progress Drive Seymour CT…”… Flyer link (courtesy CT Cruise News): https://www.ctcruisenews.com/events/e058.php … (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/1/2021)

OCTOBER 16, 2021, Saturday, Old Saybrook – “…Cardone & Daughter Automotive Vintage & Specialty Car Event… Saturday, October 16, 2021, 9am to 1pm, at Cardone & Daughter Automotive, 4 Custom Drive, Old Saybrook, CT (Exit 66   off I-95; same road as the Old Saybrook DMV)… Rain date = Sunday, October 17, 2021… Anyone owning a vintage/specialty vehicle is encouraged to drive it up to the shop (vintage car not mandatory to attend—EVERYONE is invited!)… Enjoy morning coffee/afternoon hot dogs—get ‘em while they last!... Help us feed neighbors in need! Please bring along a non-perishable food donation for our friends at the Shoreline Soup Kitchen!... www.CardoneAndDaughter.com …”… webmaster’s note - The flyer from which all of the above info was directly transcribed was posted by Cardone & Daughter Automotive (https://www.facebook.com/cardoneanddaughter) to the “Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts – Connecticut” Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/372713469572291) on 9/10/2021, and included the following note: “…It's almost that time again! Save October 16th for our Fall Event. We start the morning off with hot coffee and donuts, and then grill hotdogs at noon. This is not a car show, this is a car share event - no judging, just fun. Looking forward to seeing everyone before Fall turns into Winter… (If you are able to, please bring a non-perishable food item for the Shoreline Soup Kitchen)…”… Additional thoughts – I’ve been to a few of these awesome C&D Automotive open shop/car enthusiast social events, and they are ALWAYS a total gas! Great people, great cars, totally laid-back atmosphere—it does NOT get any better! Really appreciate the fantastic hospitality shown by Cardone & Daughter Automotive year after year with these wonderful gatherings, and so also want to reiterate the suggestion to bring along some non-perishable food donations for those less fortunate. And if you can’t, I’m sure there will also be a donation bucket where you can throw in some cash to help the cause… Thanks again Cardone & Daughter Automotive!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/10/2021)

OCTOBER 16, 2021, Saturday, Guilford – “…’Spooktacular Cruise-In’ at Moroso Performance Products – Hosted by Apple Pi Robotics… October 16th, 2021, 10am-3pm (rain date = 10/17)… All cars welcome: Classics, Customs, Favorites… Bar-B-Q, soft drinks, music, robotics demonstrations… at Moroso Performance Products, 80 Carter Drive, Guilford, CT…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks Bill Raccio and Will Fleming for passing along the 9/13/2021 Facebook post with flyer (originated by Lisa Ryan Bakutis - https://www.facebook.com/lisa.ryanbakutis), from which all of the above info was transcribed… More info – Apple Pi Robotics (FRC Team 2067) is on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Apple-Pi-Robotics-FRC-Team-2067-104622609619159/ (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there), and same for Moroso Performance Products’ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/morosoperformance ... Additional notes – I’ve attended a few of the events over the years, at the beautiful Moroso campus in nearby Guilford, and hosted by the good folks from the Apple Pi Robotics team (students and adult mentors), and they are always a great time!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/14/2021)

OCTOBER 17, 2021, Sunday, New Canaan – “…Caffeine and Carburetors – Sponsored by Zumbach’s Coffee – At Waveny Park…”… Quoting from a broadcast e-mail dated 7/14/2021 from Caffeine and Carburetors (doug.zumbach@gmail.com): “…Mark Your Calendars and Start Your Engines!We are so excited to announce, with COVID restrictions easing, the return of our two Caffeine & Carburetors events for this Fall 2021! We appreciate the outpouring of supporting this past year and look forward to seeing you all at the events… Events start at 8am and wrap up at 11:30am… Downtown - September 12, 2021: ‘Downtown’ events are on Pine Street and Elm Street in New Canaan… Spectators please park in the lot on Elm Street across from Karl Chevrolet…. Waveny Park – October 17, 2021: ‘Waveny Park’ events are at Waveny Park in New Canaan... Spectators please park in the New Canaan High School lot on Farm Road and walk over to Waveny Park… What does it cost to attend as a spectator? – Nothing, it’s free! … What does it cost to bring a car? – Nothing, it’s free! … Do I have to register in advance? – No. All are welcome… Visit our web site to learn more: https://caffeineandcarburetors.com/ …”… Even more info yet – Caffeine and Carburetors on Facebook (make sure you visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/CaffeineandCarburetors ... (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/6/2021)

OCTOBER 17 (just noticed apparent event date change...) 242021, Sunday, Stafford Springs – “Stafford Motor Speedway Fall Motorcycle Swap Meet,” at Stafford Motor Speedway, 55 West Street, Stafford Springs, CT 06076… webmaster’s note – We found this event listed on the Stafford Motor Speedway’s schedule page, with no other info: https://staffordmotorspeedway.com/schedule/ … *9/17/2021 UPDATED EVENT DATE - Looking just now at the Tyrods' Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/tyrodsautoclub), and also the Hemmings dedicated event page (https://www.hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=59146), we NOW realize that it's happning on the 17th, rather than the 24th!... And there you have it!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 2/18/2021; updated event date incorporated into this listing as of 9/17/2021)

OCTOBER 17, 2021, Sunday, (starting in) Old Saybrook – Quoting from the CVA 2021 info page that we received from Bill Arute (uploaded screen shot available at: http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/2021CTVWAssociationEventsList-Recd2Jan2021FromCVAPrezBillArute.pdf): “…Sunday October 17, 2021 - The CVA’s 23rd Annual Fall Foliage Cruise, from 9am to ??? Cruise will start at Old Saybrook High School parking lot, 111Boston Post Rd Old Saybrook, Ct. This is a rain or shine event. There will be a dinner after the cruise for those who are interested. Come and enjoy the fall colors with us. For additional info please contact: Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 bill@ctvwa.org or Jeff McBridejeff@ctvwa.org …”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/3/2021)

OCTOBER 23, 2021, Saturday, Farmington – “3rd Annual Farmington & Avon Fire Department Car show – Presented by the Farmington and Avon Fire Departments and Connecticut Street Legends,” 11am to 3pm, at 1690 New Britain Avenue, Farmington, CT 06032… The following event info came from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/872260356949111/): “…Classic car show sponsored by the Farmington and Avon Fire Departments. Show car and spectator donations appreciated. Proceeds will support the Live Fire Training Facility. Dash plaques and trophies awarded. Food available on premises. Rain Date October 24th…”… editor’s note – Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for passing this event heads-up along, referencing the CT Street Legends “2021 Car Shows Page” (http://www.connecticutstreetlegends.org/our-shows.html), which also has the heading at the top: “Not Cutoff Year At All Of Our 2021 Shows!”… and also: “…Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/connecticutstreetlegends ...”... Here’s the complete blurb from that web site page about this event: “…Saturday, October 23rd - "3rd Annual Farmington & Avon Fire Department Car Show"  Presented by the Farmington and Avon fire departments. 11:00am - 3:00pm, at 1690 New Britain Ave., Farmington. Show car and spectator donations appreciated. Proceeds to benefit the Live Fire Training Facility. Dash plaques will be given to the first 100 show cars, trophies will be awarded and food will be available on-site. Rain Date October 24th. For information and interested vendors call 860-675-2534…”… Looks like we have it all covered now! Thanks again Rick!… (this event was added to this calendar as of 3/3/2021)

OCTOBER 23-24, 2021, Saturday-Sunday, Greenwich – Greenwich Concours d’Elegance - with other related events also happening on Friday 10/22—see the web site events page for more info: https://www.greenwichconcours.com/event ... Quoting from Hemmings Daily Briefing dated 12/22/2020 by Tom Comerro; URL https://www.hemmings.com/stories/2020/12/22/daily-briefing-greenwich-concours-delegance-rescheduled-new-appointee-to-road-america-board-of-directors : “…Greenwich Concours d’Elegance Pushed Back… Hagerty has announced that the 2021 Greenwich Concours d’Elegance will be pushed back to the weekend of October 22-24, as opposed to the show’s normal weekend after Memorial Day dates. The change is being done due to the uncertainty of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The show is still expected to take place in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut, overlooking Long Island Sound. “This was a difficult decision, but we felt that moving to the fall for 2021 gives us the best chance to safely host a truly spectacular event without fear or massive restrictions for staff, volunteers, owners, judges, sponsors and attendees,” says Concours Director Tabetha Hammer… The three-day event will include a Bonhams auction, test drives, activities for the whole family, a Grand Tour and Waterfront Party. The weekend events will culminate with the concours competition, which will include featured classes such as Ford vs. GM, Lancia, 100 Years of Duesenberg, 70 Years of Allard, Right Coast Rods, Vintage SUVS, 120 Years of Indian and 100 Years of Moto Guzzi. Tickets are expected to go on sale in early 2021; be sure to visit greenwichconcours.com for more information…”… And there is also this article: “2021 Greenwich Concours postponed until October 22–24,” Hagerty Media article by Jeff Peek, dated 12/17/2020, URL https://www.hagerty.com/media/news/2021-greenwich-concours-postponed-until-october-22-24/ : “…The Greenwich Concours d’Elegance can’t catch a break. The 25th annual event, planned for May 2020, was canceled in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the 2021 concours has been postponed until October… “This was a difficult decision, but we felt that moving to fall 2021 gives us the best chance to safely host a truly spectacular event without fear or massive restrictions for staff, volunteers, owners, judges, sponsors and attendees,” says concours director Tabetha Hammer. “Finding an alternate date later in the year was very difficult, considering other standing events, weather, venue availability, and accommodating major partners.”… The Greenwich Concours, traditionally held in late May or early June, will now be held October 22–24. That’s the new plan, anyway. Hagerty acquired the Connecticut event last year and is still preparing for its first go-around… Hammer says she and her team realize that their event will join an already crowded list of notable automotive events scheduled for later in the year… “The fall is a very busy time for car events on the East Coast, even in normal years,” Hammer says. “We know enthusiasts will have a lot of options to choose from, with great car events planned almost every weekend from August through October. We’re excited to be a part of that lineup.”… Saturday’s Greenwich schedule (October 23) will feature the acclaimed Bonhams auction, as well as family activities, test drives, local food vendors, and Greenwich traditions like the Grand Tour and evening Waterfront Party. Hagerty will add its own unique touches, including its popular “Ride & Drive,” which puts show-goers behind the wheel of cool, older cars, such as a 1965 Ford Mustang and a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS. Prior to the event, drivers age 15–25 will also be given the opportunity to learn to drive a manual transmission through the Hagerty Driving Experience… Sunday’s docket (October 24) includes the traditional best-of-the-best Concours competition, with a wide variety of international and domestic marques. Featured classes for 2021 will include Ford vs. GM, Lancia, 100 Years of Duesenberg, 70 Years of Allard, Right Coast Rods, Vintage SUVs, 120 Years of Indian, and 100 Years of Moto Guzzi… Hammer says vehicle submissions for the 2021 Concours are not being accepted at this time because “we already have a full roster of incredible cars that were submitted for the 2020 event that will be given first priority.”… The Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, founded in 1995 by the late Bruce and Genia Wennerstrom and first held in 1996, overlooks the famed Long Island Sound and the beautiful Greenwich Harbor and is only 30 miles from New York City… Tickets will go on sale in early 2021. For information visit GreenwichConcours.com …”… And for even more info - Greenwich Concours d’Elegance on Facebook (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like”): https://www.facebook.com/GreenwichConcours/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 12/23/2020)

OCTOBER 30, 2021, Saturday, Guilford – “…’Straight Jacket Motorsports Second Annual Car Show’… 1pm-5pm, at Straight Jacket Motorsports, 1700 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT 06437 (rain date = Sunday, October 31st)…”… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/381911966727307 – make sure to go & view the FB event page, as the Official Flyer is also posted there), which was shared a day or so ago by our friend Jerry from CT Shoreline Cars & Coffee; event created by SJ Shop CT (https://www.facebook.com/sjshop.ct/ - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): “…We are having our Second Annual Halloween Car Show! We will have a kid friendly haunted walk through, food truck, RC car demo's and more!... Bring your cars, trucks and utv's down for a great event!... Raffle and Trophies will be given out at 3pm…”… More info – Please also be sure to visit the official Straight Jacket Motorsports web site to learn more about this fantastic company, which is located right nearby in Guilford, CT, right off of I-95 Exit 57 (and I believe that’s the former Land Rover Guilford facility that is now the Straight Jacket Motorsports headquarters): https://straightjacket.com/ (you can find out more about what they do, buy some merch., etc., etc.)… Additional thoughts – It also shows outstanding and very commendable community support and support for good causes that Straight Jacket Motorsports is the Major Sponsor of the upcoming “Headlights And High Beams” Benefit Car Show (10/9/2021 at Guilford Fairgrounds) that benefits Smilow Breast Cancer Mamography—BRAVO SJM folks!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/17/2021)

OCTOBER 31, 2021, Sunday, Stratford to Milford – “Cruisin East Car Club Presents – The 37th Annual Toys For Tots Cruise,” October 31st (rain date = November 14th)… Starting at 10:00am at Riverview Bistro, 946 Ferry Blvd., Stratford, CT, until 12 o’clock noon… Cruise to Goodies Drive-In, Cherry Street, 12:30pm until???... New unwrapped toys, retail gift cards (Target, Stop & Shop, Walmart); please no stuffed animals due to Covid-19… Giveaways, raffles, fun…”… webmaster’s note – We transcribed all of the above info from a flyer that was posted on our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s coming events page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm) ; here’s the direct flyer link: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2021/toysfortots.pdf ... Nice job by the Cruisin East Car Club and all their friends with this long-running, fun event, that benefits a most wonderful holiday-related humanitarian good cause!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/25/2021)

NOVEMBER 7, 2021, Sunday, Branford – “…The 2021 Branford Veterans Day Parade…”… Thanks to Branford Veterans Parade Committee Chairman Bill O'Brien (obrienwt@comcast.net and/or https://www.facebook.com/bill.obrien.52438) for inviting antique auto drivers to participate in the Branford Veterans Day Parade this year, Sunday, November 7th, 2021... NOTE: Bill usually asks if I have any idea for numbers of participating "independent" antique cars, and so if you wish to touch base with me to let me (e-mail to me at CommonGear@aol.com) know you will be able to do it, please do ,and I can keep an informal tally to pass along to Bill. We usually get a few oldies, and it's always an honor to help pay tribute and respect to our Veterans... Quoting from Bill's broadcast e-mail of 9/13/2021: “…Subject: BRANFORD 2021 VETERANS DAY PARADE 11-7-21… Greetings all. I hope you are all doing well… I am writing to see if you are interested and available to march in our annual Veterans Day Parade scheduled for Sunday November 7. Our opening ceremony is planned for 1:00 pm followed by the parade stepping off at 1:30 pm. Please respond to this email with you answer. If you have any questions feel free to call me at 203-988-0241. Hope to have you participate. Regards… --Bill…”… And there you have it! Again please do feel free to contact me (Steve at CommonGear@aol.com) if you think you might wish to participate in this parade—my goal is to give Bill a rough estimate of the # of antique autos participating, a few days before 11/7, so that he and his volunteers can be ready.. The independent antique automobiles usually muster along Town Hall Drive, in front of Trinity Church, facing the “wrong” way, so that we can also take part in the pre-parade ceremonies at 1:00pm (so please plan to get there no later than 1:00pm if you can—thanks… Final thoughts – This is a wonderful way to help pay tribute to our Veterans… (this event was added to this calendar as of 9/15/2021)

NOVEMBER 7, 2021, Sunday, Trumbull – Car Show at Plasko’s Farm – Presented by Plasko’s Farm and the Monroe Street Rodders Car Club… Quoting from the listing found on our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s coming events page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm): “…Sunday, November 7, 2021, Trumbull CT, Car Show at Plasko’s Farm… Spend the Day at the Farm… 9:00 am - 3:00 pm… $10.00 Registration at Gate… Cut off Year 1985… Trophies to be awarded… 50/50 Raffle & Giveaways… Listen to the Sounds of Doo-Wop & Reminisce… Baked Goods Beverages and Ice Cream Available… Presented by: Plasko’s Farm, in Cooperation with the Monroe Street Rodders Car Club… Information - call: (203) 268-2716 ; e-mail: monroestrodders@aol.com …”… FLYER – Interestingly, the flyer that appears when you click the flyer link (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2021/palaskoOct.pdf) at the CT Seaport Car Club’s coming events page, shows the event as being Sunday, October 31, 2021, with a rain date of Sunday, November 7th. I also just saw that the Cruisin’ East Car Club’s very popular Toys for Tots Cruise is listed for 10/31, so I’m gonna guess that perhaps the Monroe Street Rodders might’ve seen that at the last minute and changed the date for the Plasko’s show?? Anyway, definitely suggest your checking with them to be sure on what day the event is happening… More info (make sure to visit both and give both a “Like” while you’re there) – Monroe Street Rodders on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MonroeStreetRodders and Plasko’s Farm Creamery & Café on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/Plaskos-Farm-Creamery-Cafe-346035738905826 ... We also looked up the street addressof Plasko’s and it’s listed as: 670 Daniels Farm Road, Trumbull, CT 06611… And there you have it!... (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/25/2021)

NOVEMBER 7, 2021, Sunday, New Milford – “…’16th Annual Salute The Veterans Car/Bike Show & Marine Corps Birthday Celebration’ – Presented by Connecticut Cruise News… Special Feature: Western CT Veterans Festival… Sunday, November 7th, 11am to 4pm, at John Pettibone Community Center, 2 Pickett District Road, New Milford, CT… Show vehicles $15 donation; general admission is free… Trophies, music, door prizes, and more… All Veterans, friends, and family welcome… For information on sponsorship, vending or participation, contact Don Clady at 860-354-5110, e-mail dccj14@aol.com , or visit us online at www.ctcruisenews.com …”… webmaster’s note – All of the above info was transcribed from a flyer that appears on the CT Cruise News web site—here’s the direct link to the flyer: https://www.ctcruisenews.com/events/e018.php ... More info - https://www.ctcruisenews.com/ and/or on Facebook (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) at: https://www.facebook.com/Connecticut-Cruise-News-332651045567/ … And there you have it… (this event was added to this calendar as of 8/25/2021)

DECEMBER 5, 2021, Sunday, Westbrook – Quoting from the CVA 2021 info page that we received from Bill Arute (uploaded screen shot available at: http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/2021CTVWAssociationEventsList-Recd2Jan2021FromCVAPrezBillArute.pdf): “…Sunday December 5, 2021 – The CVA’s “Last Hurrah”, Address: 401 Seaside Ave. 06498. Are you crazy enough to go to a VW event in December? Weather permitting we will be gathering again at the Westbrook Town Beach from noon to 3pm. Afterwards we are invited to participate in the Westbrook “Tree Lighting Parade”, decorating is encouraged! Contact Bill Arute (860) 395-9964 or bill@ctvwa.org or Chris Fox chris@ctvwa.org for more info…”… (this event was added to this calendar as of 1/3/2021)

JANUARY 22-23, 2022, Saturday-Sunday, West Springfield (MASSACHUSETTS) – “Start-Finish Productions Presents ‘Annual Auto Parts Swap ‘N Sell’ – Automotive/Racing Enthusiasts Indoor Swap Meet, Eastern States Exposition” … webmaster’s note – We received a 14Nov2020-postmarked “Vendor Info” form letter from the Start/Finish Productions folks in Vernon, CT, that indicated that the 2021 event had been cancelled. We’ve already updated that cancellation on the SAAC Calendar, however, we also took the liberty of scanning and uploading the scans of both sides of the letter (second side was a renewal/sign up form for vendors), which contains info on the 2022 version of the event. We uploaded nice big file-size copies of both pages, so you can just go now and click on the following links, which will open up both scans, for your reading and/or downloading convenience. Even though we are not a vendor at the Auto Parts Swap & Sell, we very much appreciate Ben Dodge and Start/Finish Productions folks keeping us in the loop for these updates, and we are very pleased to pass along this info, and look forward to a very bright 2022 event!... Here are the links to the uploaded scanned pages – COVER LETTER: http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/14Nov2020PostmarkedInfoFromStartFinishCvrLttr.jpg ... RENEWAL/SIGN-UP FORM: http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/14Nov2020PostmarkedInfoFromStartFinishRenSignUpForm.jpg … For more info - … CONTACT: Start-Finish Productions, 860-871-6376 or 860-268-1787, www.apswapnsell.com ...”… Even more info – Please do check out their Facebook page also (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there), online at: https://www.facebook.com/AutoPartsSwapnSell/ … (this event was added to this calendar as of 12/2/2020)

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CRUISE NIGHTS (& Other Recurring Car Gatherings) 

IMPORTANT: Since the world of Cruise Night listings seems to be especially filled with old, out-of-date information--which has, on occasion, led to frustrating drives to non-existent cruises (we speak from direct personal experience!)--we've decided to do our best to only list confirmed listings (though we still urge you to call ahead before making any long trips, since we cannot guarantee anything), which we'll clearly highlight with a noticeable color--we have been alternating red and fuchsia in recent years to highlight the most recent years' listings. *1/3/2021 UPDATE - back to RED for the new 2021 listings!!... Anyway, now that it's the New Year, if you have any confirmed 2021 cruise event listings, please send us yours--especially those Shoreline-oriented, for inclusion here--Thanks!...

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SUNDAYS (see listing for exact dates; starts 5/16/2021), Hebron (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - The following “Cruzin Hebron 2021 at Hebron Lions Fair Grounds” dates were posted via a flyer posted at the Cruzin Hebron Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/cruzin.hebron); posting date was 1/12/2021: “…Crusin’ Hebron 2021 at Hebron Lions Fair Grounds… May 16th (Sunday), 3pm, Epilepsy Benefit Cruz… June 20th (Sunday), 3pm, TBA Benefit Cruz… July 18th (Sunday), 3pm, Hometown Foundation Benefit Cruz… August 8th (Sunday), Packages for Troops Benefit Cruz… September 26th (Sunday), 3pm, PKD Foundation Benefit Cruz… October 17th (Sunday), 3pm, Still Going Strong & Halloween Bash…”… More info – Hebron Lions Fairgrounds are located at: 347 Gilead St, Hebron, CT 06248 (reference: http://www.hebronharvestfair.org/directions-parking) … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/22/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SUNDAYS (starts 4/18/2021; every other Sunday), Guilford (appears to be confirmed for 2021) – “‘Connecticut Shoreline Cars & Coffee’ at Guilford Commons Shopping Center,” 9am to 11am, at Guilford Commons, 1919 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT 06437… The following event info came from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/2918229405089029/): “…We are a group of car enthusiasts who meet every other Sunday at the Guilford Commons (1919 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT - Exit 57 off of I-95 to talk cars. All cars welcome...if it has wheels, bring it!…”… More info – Please be sure to also visit the official Facebook home page for Connecticut Shoreline Cars & Coffee (and be sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/ctshorelinecarsandcoffee ... webmaster’s note - Can’t say enough about how happy I am to see this announcement, for one of the coolest summertime cars & coffee series—dare I say it—in the STATE!… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/8/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SUNDAYS (starts 5/23/2021 4/25/2021; other dates presumably to be announced), Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2021) –“Downtown Milford Cars & Coffee,” starting at 8:30am, 58 River Street, Milford, CT 06460… webmaster’s note – No other details were provided save for the date and start time, but here’s the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/272685184222611/ - and make sure you also visit the organizers’ official Facebook page, and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there, online at: https://www.facebook.com/carscoffeemilford/ ... Additional thoughts - From having attended a few of these myself in the past (pre-COVID-era), they are exceptionally cool and exceptionally popular, and draw a very wide cross-section of cars and car people! Don’t miss it if you can help it, and hope they schedule additional dates for this year… … *4/21/2021 UPDATE - An "Updated Rain Date" has been announced, via the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/272685184222611/); not sure if there are any other changes, but please do go visit and review that page for more info... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/28/2021; "Updated Rain Date" incorporated into this listing as of 4/21/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SUNDAYS (see listing for exact dates; starts 5/16/2021), Marlborough (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Carter Hill Pre-1963 Auto Parts Swap,” 8am to 12pm, at The Farm at Carter Hill, 86 E. Hampton Road (a.k.a.: Route 66), Marlborough, CT 06447… Quoting from the Facebook event page (https://www.facebook.com/events/462879824883224/) that we ran across online: “…Kick off the season with the best little Pre-'63 Swap Meet you never heard of… $20 to Vend/Spectators Free… *Pre 1963 Automotive Parts & Paraphernalia Only*… Breakfast/Lunch available… Vendors must prereg... Call Josh 860-209-3990 or Matt 860-250-4526… Additional Dates!... May 16th … June 13th … July 18th … No August Date … Sept 19th … **Social Distancing/Covid 19 Preventative Measures Apply**…”… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/25/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SUNDAYS (“1st and 3rd Sunday, April – September”), Brooklyn (appears to be confirmed for 2021) – “‘2021 Brooklyn Cruise Night,’ 1pm-onward, at 220 Providence Pike (Route 6), Brooklyn, CT 06234… Cars, bikes, food, music, and more…”… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for passing this cruise info along, via an e-mail from a day or so ago. The screen shot that Rick sent us appears to indicate that the Moriah Lodge #15 A.F & A.M. is the organizer (and that appears to be their address also), and so please do be sure to visit their official Facebook page (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/MoriahLodgeNo.15 ... There is also a “Moriah Lodge Cruzin Car Shows” Facebook group page that is also worth checking out (and consider joining especially if you are in their area): https://www.facebook.com/groups/1516739978523133/ …   (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/4/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SUNDAYS (starts 6/6/2021), Derby (appears to be confirmed for 2021) -“The Heav’nly Donuts of Derby Summertime Sunday Afternoon Classic Car Cruise Nights 2021,” at the Heav’nly Donuts of Derby restaurant, 658 New Haven Avenue, Derby, CT 06418…”….. Quoting from Heav’nly’s “Main Man” Ernie (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004638825586), in his Facebook post (also posted simultaneously on the Heav’nly Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Heavnly-Donuts-96112739325/ - make sure you visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) from just today (Wednesday, 5/19/2021): “…We will be opening our indoor seating for full operation on June 1. June 6, Sunday will be our kick off for this season's Heav'nly Donuts Car  Cruise. This Cruise Season will be dedicated to ALL essential workers, yes, our fine employees who worked day in and day out, but all the others too, the police, fireman, medical, grocery, the mechanics, plumbers, electricians, the list  goes on, those who couldn't stay at home... On Sunday June 27 we will be doing our FILL THE CROSLEY Food Drive for the Spooner House…”… Fantastic news, Ernie! We love the fantastic job that our friends Ernie and Mike (https://www.facebook.com/michael.r.burke.9) always do with the Heav’nly Donuts summertime cruise nights—always keeping the mood fun and light, and making everyone feel welcome! And needless to say, they display outstanding community spirit, with their “Fill The Crosley” food drives—that are always supported strongly by the area classic car community, and which benefit a wonderful humanitarian organization that’s based in Shelton, CT, The Spooner House (https://www.facebook.com/ACT.Spooner.House/ - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re at it)… Thanks again Ernie and Mike, and everyone who make the Heav’nly Donuts classic car cruise nights the great events that they are!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/19/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) MONDAYS (starts 4/19/2021), Bolton (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Barnyard Breakout! – Fish Family Farm Creamery & Dairy Monday Night Car Show”… Quoting from what was posted March 28, 2021 on the Fish Family Farm Creamery & Dairy Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/fishfamilyfarmcreamery - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): “…Barnyard Breakout! - Fish Family Farm car show update: 1st Monday night show will be April 19 if weather and field conditions are favorable. We are also working on a few different food trucks to supply food... 1st big charity show for LRF will be Memorial Day, Sandy has the Lobster truck booked for that day. That show will start at 1pm until 4pm. We are going to try to get a few live bands this year if we can swing it. We will also have new T-shirts for sale this year. Stay tuned and watch for updates!... Please share this post!...”… More info – We didn’t see a start time for the April 19th event, but presumably it will be some time in the evening. Also, we noticed the acronym “LRF” in the post, as relating to their Memorial Day event (Memorial Day is also a Monday), and it appears to be short for Lymphoma Research Foundation (“The Lymphoma Research Foundation’s mission it to eradicate lymphoma and serve those impacted by this blood cancer)—an undoubtedly fantastic cause to support!... Location: Fish Family Farm Creamery and Dairy is located at 20 Dimock Lane, Bolton, CT 06043… And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/31/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) MONDAYS (starts 6/7/2021; runs thru Sept. 2021), East Granby (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Mark’s Classic Cruise Night – Celebrating 25 Years - Largest Weekly Cruise Night in New England,” every Monday night between May and September, 5 to 9pm, at Mark’s Auto Parts, Inc., 22 Russell Rd East Granby, CT 06026… Quoting a few more details from the flyer that was posted 1/27/2021 on the Mark’s Classic Cruise Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/MarksClassicCruise): “…Great food, Great music (live bands & DJs), Weekly trophies, Free Admission… PLEASE NOTE: We will follow ALL local & state Covid-19 regulations… For more info: www.markscruisenight.com , and/or https://www.facebook.com/MarksClassicCruise ...”…   (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 1/29/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) MONDAYS (starts 5/10/2021), North Haven (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - The Doo Wop Cruisers Car Club’s Monday Night Cruise Nights, at the Washington Commons Shopping Center, Washington Street, North Haven, CT… webmaster’s note – We are transcribing the basics from the 4/12/2021 Facebook post by The Doo Wop Cruisers on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/The-DooWop-Cruisers-850763601737049), and have no other info at this time… But, rest assured they are a GREAT group and run a GREAT weekly Monday evening cruise night every summer, very popular with the local area car enthusiast crowd, plenty of room and plenty of friendly folks—please be sure to visit their FB page, and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there!... Additional info – I looked up the street address for the “Washington Commons” shopping center, and it’s listed as: 117 Washington Ave, North Haven, CT 06473… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/13/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) MONDAYS (starts 5/17/2021; reportedly every third Monday of the month), Willimantic (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Willimantic Elks Cruise”… The following info is as posted by Gary Pomo (https://www.facebook.com/gary.pomo), on the CT Car Shows and Meets Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018), within the past day or so (and thanks again to our friend Rick Stevenson, for highlighting it, or else I would’ve missed it): “…Double Yea!!... Willimantic Elks Cruise is back!!... 1st one = Monday May 17, 5:30… Food, Drink, and Fun… MUSIC of your memories with The Po'm… And the Big E!!!...”… More info – We’re gonna assume that this Facebook page for the (Willimantic) “Elks Lodge” is the correct one (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Elks%20Lodge/200798429942225/), and contains the following correct street address: 198 Pleasant St, Willimantic, CT 06226… Even more info – Our friend Rick S. says that this event happens: “Third Monday of the Month”… And there you have it… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/20/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) MONDAYS (“…starting in June…” 6/14 specifically, and “…every Monday thru September…”), New London (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “…Classic Hits 98.7 WNLC Ocean Beach Park Classic Car Cruise Night  - ‘Mondays at Ocean Beach Park Cruise Night is Back!’…”… Quoting from the 4/13/2021 post by Larry Erhart (https://www.facebook.com/larry.erhart) on the Yesteryear Of Oakdale Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/102589163413912): “…Mondays at Ocean Beach Cruise Night is Back! They will start their Cruise starting in June, every Monday through September. New London, CT… Classic Hits 98.7 WNLC Ocean Beach park Classic Car Cruise Night…”… More info – We went to the main Ocean Beach Park web site, and found the “Ocean Beach Park 2021 Summer Entertainment Schedule” published (dedicated page: http://ocean-beach-park.com/park-info/links/), and sure enough, the first “98.7 WNLC Classic Car Cruise Night appears like it’s going to happen on Monday, June 14th, starting at 5:00pm… Sounds great to us! But please do be sure to go and review that page for yourself, especially before making any long trips... Contact & Directions – The following page at their web site has some contact info for OBP, and also a “Mapquest” directions link to help you find the address of OBP, which is: 98 Neptune Avenue, New London, CT 06320… Even more info – Please also be sure to visit the Ocean Beach Park official Facebook page, and also be sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there: https://www.facebook.com/OceanBeachParkNewLondon ... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/14/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) TUESDAYS (starts 5/4/2021), Cheshire (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Cheshire Wayback Burgers Cruise Night”… Quoting from JoAnn York’s (https://www.facebook.com/joann.york.378) 4/13/2021 post to the CT Council of Car Clubs Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/connecticutcouncilofcarclubs/): ”…Ladies and Gentleman dust off your cars and start your engines. Wayback Burgers Cruise Night is BACK starting MAY 4th, 2021, from 5pm -9pm... At 957 S. Main St , Cheshire, CT 06410. Please follow the guidelines for social distancing and face mask requirements. Let's get out and have fun BUT keep it safe. Hope to see you there… Feel free to share this post. Thank You…”… More info – The Cheshire Wayback Burgers’ Facebook page (please be sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) is located online at: https://www.facebook.com/WaybackBurgersCheshireCT ... And there you have it… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/14/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) TUESDAYS (“every other,” starting 5/11/2021; also see list of dates), Berlin (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - Over The Hill Gang Connecticut Pep Boys of Berlin Cruise Nights… Quoting from the flyer that was posted on the Facebook system just a couple of days ago by the Over The Hill Gang Connecticut car club (https://www.facebook.com/OverTheHillGangCtOthgct/): “…Over The Hill Gang Connecticut… WHERE: Pep Boys, 44 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT 06037… WHO: Any hot rod, street rod, pro street, muscle cars… WHY: Great fun for family & friends, music, prizes, raffles, trophies!... Every other Tuesday, starting May 11th, 2021, 5:00pm – 8:00pm… (List of dates): May 11th … May 25th … June 8th … June 22nd … July 6th … July 20th … August 3rd … August 17th … August 31st ...  September 14th … September 28th … October = TBA … No rain dates … Weather permitting—see our Facebook page for cancellations; follow us on Facebook “Over The Hill Gang CT othgct”… and Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack @pepboysauto … Please respect others—observe social distancing and wear masks when walking around. And as always, no booze or burnouts! Thank you…”... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/14/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) TUESDAYS (1st of each month, starting 6/1/2021), Oakdale (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “…Yesteryear of Oakdale ‘Cruising 2021’ at Nature’s Art Center – ‘A Blast From The Past’…”… Quoting from the 5/2/2021 post by Larry Erhart (https://www.facebook.com/larry.erhart) on the Yesteryear Of Oakdale Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/102589163413912): “…Yesteryear of Oakdale Auto Club Cruising 2021,’ at Nature’s Art ‘The Dinosaur Place,’ 1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Oakdale, CT 06370… 1st Tuesday of each month, 5pm until dark… June 1st, July 6th, August 3rd, September 7th… Rain date = Thursday… (and following wording from the flyer that accompanied Larry’s post: “…Yesterday of Oakdale Auto Club – A Blast From The Past – Cruising 2021… Pre-1978 vehicles… Nature’s Art Center, Rt. 85, Chesterfield, ‘Look for the Dinosaurs’… 1st Tuesday of each month, 5pm until dark… (list of dates): June 1st … July 6th … August 3rd … September 7th … Rain date = Thursday… ‘Free’ fun for the entire family… Classic and antique cars, and antique drivers too… Music by D&L Sound… Please, no alcohol or burnouts…”… Additional info – Thanks also for our friend Rick Stevenson, who passed along the same event flyer on 5/15/2021, along with these words, that he copied form Larry Erhart’s Facebook post from right around that time: “…Get ready for Southeastern Connecticut’s Biggest Car Cruise at Nature’s Art in Chesterfield, CT! The first cruise will be Tuesday, June 1st, starting at 5:00pm… Music, food truck, ice cream, and fun for the whole family!... Look for the big Dinosaur on Route 85…”… And there you have it!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/18/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) TUESDAYS (starts 6/29/2021, runs thru September), New Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Paradice Cruisers Litchfield Crossings Tuesday Cruise Nights,” 5pm-9pm, weekly through September, at Litchfield Crossings, New Milford’s largest shopping center, in the parking lots between Panera Bread and Webster Bank, off Route 7 and Dodd Road, New Milford, CT… (street address: 169 Danbury Road, New Milford, CT 06776)… Info - http://www.paradiceclassiccruisers.org/ … webmaster’s note – We saw this event listed online at the following New Milford Patch page: https://patch.com/connecticut/newmilford/calendar/event/20210629/527691/paradice-classic-cruisers-roars-back-to-litchfield-crossings-for ... Even more info – And this appears to be their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1038671189531951/about/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/25/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) TUESDAYS (appears to have started 5/11/2021; see listing for organizer comments about the future of this event), Haddam (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “…MisFit Car Cruisers Present Tuesday Misfits Cruise Nights at 95 Bridge Road – Home of Tony’s Package Store & River Valley Provisions…”… Quoting from the 5/4/2021 post by The MisFit Car Cruisers on their official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/MisfitCruiseNights): “…Ok, Misfits, folks, and followers…here’s the thing… Yes! We are back next Tuesday night, same place, same time (looks like 5-8pm, see my “Additional info” note below), weather permitting, and we hope to see you there! Although after 20 years of MisFit cruise nights it may be time to slow the train down. With that said, we are not sure how many more Tuesday nights we have in us, and this 2021 season may not last all summer, but we will keep you posted…”… Additional info - Going by the banner image they use on their Facebook page, the time their cruise runs appears to be 5 to 8pm, and all vehicles are welcome. Suggest your contacting them directly for any further info that you may need: https://www.facebook.com/MisfitCruiseNights ... Additional thoughts – These folks have brought us a TON of great cruise nights over the years (I believe starting at Essex Fire Department, then Plattwood Park, and then Haddam Bridge Street, and I’m proud to say that I’ve been to all of them at least a couple of times each. Whatever the future holds, we thank the MisFit Cruisers for all they’ve done to enrich our local area old car hobby scene! Bravo MisFits!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/19/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) TUESDAYS (appears to have started 6/29/2021), Essex (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “…Scotch Plains Tavern Cruise Days…”… Quoting from the screen shot of the 6/28/2021 Facebook post by Scotch Plains Tavern on their official FB page (https://www.facebook.com/scotchplainstavern/ - please make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) that our friend Henry VanWyngaarden (hvanwyngaarden@reg4.k12.ct.us and/or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/henry.vanwyngaarden.3) from the Essex Auto Club circulated via a broadcast e-mail just yesterday: “…Join us for SPT Cruise Days each Tuesday. Check out classic cars and stay for dinner on our patio or brand new fire pit courtyard! Enjoy items from our summer food and cocktail menus, as well as great craft beer selections…”… Sounds fantastic to us! Thanks Henry for the heads up, and thanks Scotch Plains Tavern for the welcome! We hope to check it out in person soon!... *8/12/2021 ADDITIONAL INFO - We found an August 9th Facebook post from the Scotch Plain Tavern on their page (https://www.facebook.com/scotchplainstavern - make sure to visit and give 'em a "Like"), with the following additional event info: "...Come out on Tuesdays for SPT Cruise Night. Enjoy '50s, '60s, and '70s music, vote for the best car, and the winner will receive a $25 SPT gift card or SPT Cap. Car owners will get a $1 draft and 1/2 priced appetizer! Let's have fun!..."... And in response to a question about what hours the cruise night runs, Scotch Plains Tavern noted: "...Time is 5:30-7:30 every Tuesday..."... Sounds great! Thanks again Scotch Plains Tavern, and Henry too for the heads up!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 7/13/2021; additional event info added to this listing as of 8/12/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) WEDNESDAYS (starts 5/5/2021), Oxford (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - Fritz’s Car Cruise Weekly Wednesday Night Cruise Night, at Fritz’s Snack Bar, 72 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478… webmaster’s note – We don’t know any other details right now, however this event was just announced today on the “Fritz’s Car Cruise” Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1756678554598185) by Melissa M., so we are very pleased to add it at this time to our Calendar! And we’ll do our best to update as more details may become available! Nice to see some local-area car events starting to pop up—and Fritz’s is among the best! Thanks Melissa and Fritz’s!… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/27/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) WEDNESDAYS (starts 5/12/2021; see listing for other dates), Bozrah (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Bozrah Moose 950 Cruise 2021 at The Moose Club Grill – Presented by The Moose Riders Club”… Quoting from the poster that we saw shared in early April on the CT Car Shows and Meets Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018): “…Bozrah Moose Lodge 950 Cruise 2021, by The Moose Riders Club, at the Moose Club Grill… (list of dates) May 12 … May 26 … June 9 … June 23 … July 14 … July 28 … August 11 … August 25 … September 8 … September 22 … Rods, customs, antiques, muscle cars, special interest… Food services and beverages available… Info: 860-889-6856… No burn outs please…”… Additional info – We looked up the Bozrah Moose Lodge 950’s street address and it’s listed as 115 Fitchville Road, Bozrah, CT 06334… We also looked up the Bozrah Moose Riders Facebook page, and you can check ‘em out at: https://www.facebook.com/bozrahmooseriders ... A few more details – We subsequently ran across another copy of the 2021 flyer that appears to contain a bit more info about the cruises (including the hours they run, which are listed as: 5:00pm to 8:00pm, and also the recommended Exit # off of Route 2 to get there, which would be Exit 24) posted on the Facebook system by James Izzarelli (https://www.facebook.com/izzarelli1); thanks James!... And there you have it… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/14/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) WEDNESDAYS (started 4/21/2021), Bolton (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Parkside Pizza & Ice Cream Cruise Night Season 2021!”… The following info comes from a flyer that our friend Rick Stevenson passed along to us, along with this note: “…West Street is also known as Route 85. This is very close to Gay City State Park and the Bolton-Hebron town line…”… “Parkside Pizza & Ice Cream Cruise Night Season 2021!... Wednesdays 4:00… Starting April 21… 270 West Street, Bolton, CT 06232… Wednesday is now Parkside Slice Day: 2 for $3 slices cheese, pepperoni, and pizza of the day… New lower pricing on ice cream and so much more… We now have milk shakes and ice cream floats…”… More info – Here’s their Facebook page (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there): https://www.facebook.com/parksidepizzact/ … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/27/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) WEDNESDAYS (starts 5/12/2021), Prospect (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “…’Cruise At Poncho’s’ – Senor Poncho’s Restaurant”… Quoting from the listing that we ran across on our friends the CT Seaport Car Club’s Upcoming Cruise Nights page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/cruisecalendar.htm): “…May 12 and every Wednesday May Thru October 11, 2021 Prospect CT... Cruise At Poncho’s, Senor Poncho’s Restaurant, 280 Cheshire Road, Prospect, 5:00pm, Cars, Music, restaurant and bar will be open, All ages welcome, Admission is free 50/50, Pic of the week and Bucket Raffle. Every Wednesday from May 12-Columbus Day (Monday, October 11th) Contact Carl Montagano at 203-725-6704 or email at carl.montagano@sbcglobal.net …”… Flyer link: https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2021/senorPonchos.pdf… Even more info – Please be sure to visit the official Facebook page of Señor Panchos Prospect (and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/SPProspect … (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/11/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) WEDNESDAYS (every third, starts 6/16/2021), Colchester (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “…’The Good Times Motoring Club Colchester Green Cruise Nights,’ at the Colchester Town Green, starting at 5:00pm, every 3rdWednesday, with rain date of the 4th Wednesday… Show dates: June 16th (rain date = June 23rd) … July 21st (rain date = July 28th) … August 18th (rain date = August 25th) … September 15th (rain date = September 22nd) … Please visit our web site for details of our 2021 car shows: https://goodtimesmotoringclub.com …”… webmaster’s note – The above info was transcribed from a 5/24/2021 post by the Good Times Motoring Club on their official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Good-Times-Motoring-Club-1411136705883672/ - please be sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there!), and we are so happy to see it!... The Colchester Town Green cruise nights that these folks run are legendary! I do hope to make it out there to one of them soon!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/25/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) WEDNESDAYS (JULY ONLY, weather permitting, starts 7/7/2021), Branford (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “...'July Wayback Wednesdays--Classic Cars At The Green' in Branford Center--Every Wednesday in July...”… Quoting from our friend Bill Raccio's (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010543814434) Facebook post of 6/26/2021: "...Passing this info along, 'Wayback Wednesdays,' brought to you by the Town Of Branford: Transform the center of town back to 50's-60's music, Classic Cars at the Green, 5:30-7:30pm... Brought to you by: The Town Of Branford, The Branford Recreation Dept. and The Branford Festival… Starting July 7th, every Wedesday in July, weather permitting… For additional info, Branfordfestival@aol.com ..."... VERY cool, Bill, thanks for the heads up!... Additional info - We did a couple of scans of the web sites & Facebook pages of the above-listed organizations, and didn't see any banners/posters yet as of this writing, but we'll be sure to pass them along, if/when they may pop up! THANKS AGAIN BILL--and also, of course, The Town of Branford, The Branford Recreation Department, and The Branford Festival!... *7/2/2021 UPDATES & NEW INFO – Our friend the musical specialist & DJ Dennis Nardella (https://www.facebook.com/dennis.nardella.7), who’s an integral part of the Branford Festival (along with a whole bunch of other fun stuff that goes on in town) sent us along just yesterday a copy of the electronic Official Flyer for this awesome-sounding Wednesdays-In-July event in Branford, and we are happy to transcribe the info on the flyer here: “…Presented by the Branford Festival Committee and Branford Recreation Department: ‘Shake, Rattle & Roll on the Branford Green!’… Every Wednesday in July!... 6:00-8:00pm…. ‘…Park your Vintage, Classic, or Hotrod car along the Branford Green… Tune your radio to 87.9FM to enjoy music from the ‘50s & ‘60s, spun by DJ Dennis Nardella—text oldie requests to Dennis: 203-671-4490… Open to multiple car groups, or single owners. Donations will benefit Branford Festival 2022!...’…” Sounds fantastic to us! Thanks Dennis—we are happy to help spread the word!... FLYER LINK: We also uploaded a copy of the flyer that Dennis supplied to our server, and you can view it now online at: http://www.shorelineantiqueautoconnection.com/ShakeRattleAndRollBranfordJuly2021WednesdayCruiseNites-PosterFromDennisNardella.jpg ... And there you have it! Be there or be square on Wednesday evenings in July in the center of Branford! Thanks again Dennis, Branford Festival Committee, and Branford Recreation Department!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to the SAAC calendar as of 6/28/2021; additional updates, new info, and flyer link added to this listing as of 7/2/2021)

THIS EVENT APPEARS TO BE CANCELLED FOR THE YEAR (**UPDATED FOR 2021**) WEDNESDAYS (5/19/2021 thru 9/8/2021), Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “... Cruise Night at Milford Sports Pub,” 290 Old Gate Lane, Milford, CT... 6:00pm to 9:00pm... Hosted by Seth "Wolfman" Carley... First 25 cars get a free hot dog/soda... Trophy nights: 6/2, 6/16, 6/30, 7/14, 7/28, 8/11, 8/25, 9/8... 50/50 raffle every week to benefit local charities... All American makes/years, cars - trucks - bikes... No import tuners, or rollers... No burnouts or alcohol... Information: Contact Bryan or Angelo at 203-252-2550..."... And there you have it... webmaster's note - The source for this listing was as seen on our friends the CT Seaport Car Club's coming events page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm), and for even more info: https://www.milfordsportspub.com/ and/or: https://www.facebook.com/milfordsportspub (and be sure to give 'em a "Like" while you're there)… *4/8/2021 UPDATES--FLYER LINK & ADDITIONAL INFO -  We were looking at the listing on coming events page of our friends the CT Seaport Car Club again and a flyer link was added (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/Flyers2021/milfordCruise%20Night%20Flyer%20(3).pdf); from reading the flyer, we are happy to add additional details to this listing... The end date for this season of their Wednesday cruise nights is clearly indicated now as September 8th, so do keep that in mind… The appearance(s) by DJ Seth “Wolfman” Carley is further described as: “Coming out of retirement for a limited engagement!”… The phrase “Food Bank Donations” is indicated on the flyer, so not sure if that means they will be collecting nonperishable foods, so maybe a good idea to call ahead on that, in case you think you’d like to bring your nonperishable food donations to benefit for those less fortunate… Finally, the original wording on the events page event listing I took to mean that “import tuners” were not welcome (the phrase “import tuners” sometimes can have a negative connotation, I guess), but now the flyer clarifies that with the following wording: “…No imports, tuners, rollers…”… So, as a vintage Volkswagen (an import) driver, I guess I’m going to be limited to only spectating if I am fortunate to be able to make it to one or more of these events—not that I don’t enjoy spectating, though!... And there you have it…*6/8/2021 APPARENT EVENT CANCELLATION NOTICE - This event is now shown as "Cancelled for the year," on the CT Seaport Car Club's coming events page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm). I attempted to find come corroboration of this news, including checking the venue's web site and FB pages, and also attempt to contact the DJ music person directly, but nothing so far... And there you have it... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/5/2021; additional details and a flyer link were added to this listing as of 4/8/2021; apparent event cancellation notice incorporated into this listing as of 6/8/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) THURSDAYS (starts 5/6/2021; runs thru 9/23/2021), Seymour (appears to be confirmed for 2021) Seymour CT Lions, Inc. Summer Cruise Nights 2021, at Tri-Town Plaza, 814 Derby Avenue, Seymour, CT … webmaster’s note – Quoting from the flyer that was posted 3/19/2021 on the Seymour Lions' official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SeymourCTLions - make sure to visit and give' 'em a "Like" while you're there): "...Seymour CT Lions, Inc., Summer Cruise Nights 2021, Every Thursday starting May 6th, through September 23rd, Tri-Town Plaza, 814 Derby Ave., Seymour... Facebook @SeymourCTLions, Melissa 203-430-9356..."... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/22/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) THURSDAYS (starts 4/29/2021; runs thru 9/30/2021), Enfield (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Cruisin’ at Mt. Carmel,” in Enfield, CT… The following was posted on 2/19/2021 by John B. (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1141058699337292/user/100007227395415/) on the CT Council of Car Clubs Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/connecticutcouncilofcarclubs): “…~~ Cruisin' Mt Carmel ~~ Sponsored by Trantolo & Trantolo… Come join us every Thursday. Free admission. Weekly car award… Use the Charles Street entrance located off Elm ST. (Rt 220)… DJ, Food/Beverages served. 5:00-8:00pm… 93 Park Ave, Enfield CT… WEATHER PERMITTING WE WILL START OUR 2021 CRUISE NIGHTS ON THURSDAY APRIL 29th – SEPTEMBER 30th … www.mtcarmelsociety.com , (860)745-8856…”… More info - Additionally, a flyer for this event was posted the same day on the CT Council of Car Clubs FB page by Gerald Leblanc (https://www.facebook.com/gerald.leblanc.31), which included the following additional info: “…Cruisin’ at Mt. Carmel, 93 Park Avenue, Enfield, CT… Every Thursday night 5:00-8:00pm… Fresh food, 50/50 raffle, free admission… Sponsored by Trantolo & Trantolo… Follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Cruisinmtcarmel ...”… Sounds cool!... Make sure to visit that Cruisin’ Mt. Carmel Facebook page and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/20/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) THURSDAYS (started 4/15/2021, runs thru 10/31/2021, according to the flyer), Milford (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Cruisin’ East Car Club Presents ‘The Thursday Night Cruise Night at Goodies Drive-In’,” at Goodie’s Drive-In, 170 Cherry Street, Milford, CT… April 15 – October 31, 2021… From 6pm to 9pm… Cut-off 1985… Food, music, giveaways, trivia… ‘Cruising The Way It Used To Be…’… Contact: Phil 203-378-7684 or Bill 203-243-7824…”… webmaster’s note – thanks to our friend George Crespo for posting the flyer for this event within the past day or so on his Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/george.crespo.94); I transcribed all of the info directly from the flyer. I did look up what day of the week “10/31/2021” was (the event is indicated on the flyer to run “April 15 – October 31, 2021”), and that’s a Sunday, so not sure how that fits with the Thursday theme—ALTHOUGH they do run a “Toys for Tots” classic car toy drive/cruise that begins in Stratford, and ends here at Goodies Milford, so perhaps that’s what the 31st refers to (and I’ll be sure to update this listing if/when I hear more info on that)… Additional note of thanks – Thanks also to dedicated local classic car guy Anthony DiNuzzo for posting it on his “Classic Cars Cruise Nights and Shows” Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/873394510108168), which is where I found it in the first place!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/20/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) THURSDAYS (starts 5/20/2021, runs thru 9/2/2021), Old Saybrook (appears to be confirmed for 2021)  - “The Faulk Marcolini Newman American Legion Post 113 Old Saybrook CT Car Show,” at the American Legion Post 113, street address 80 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475, from 5pm-onward… editor’s note – I saw a post from our local old car friend Ed Davis  on his Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ed.davis.165) yesterday that he was planning to head out to this event, this evening (Thursday, May 20th, as this is being written), and so I also went to the “Faulk Marcolini Newman American Legion Post 113 Old Saybrook CT” Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AmericanLegionPost113OldSaybrookCt/ - make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there), and found a post from them dated 5/16/2021, that read as follows: “…Car show this Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 5pm…”… I wrote back a follow-up post to them asking if the event was going to be weekly or just as an “as announced” basis. I received a prompt response from Donna Warner (https://www.facebook.com/donna.warner.35) who indicated that it was going to happen “every Thursday as long as it’s not raining.”… Sounds good to me! Thanks Ed, thanks Donna, and thanks American Legion Post 113! Hope to make it out there some Thursday evening soon! I’ve been to this cruise night in years-passed and have always enjoyed the laid-back vibe, cool cars, and friendly folks!... *6/10/2020 UPDATES & ADDITIONAL INFO – Thanks to Charlie Calci (https://www.facebook.com/charlie.calci) for recently posting on the “Shoreline Antique Auto Enthusiasts – Connecticut” Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/372713469572291) a copy of the Official Flyer for the 2021 American Legion Post 113 Thursday Night Car Shows, which indicates they will run “…May 20th thru September 2nd, 2021, at 5pm…” and also the following info/advice: “…Bring  your antique/vintage/collector car and join in the fun! Open to the public! Spectators welcome! No coolers, please… Free admission! $2.00 hot dogs, $3.00 burgers, good music, trophies, and a 50/50 raffle… We observe all health and safety protocols…”… Excellent, thanks again Charlie for the info!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/20/2021; additional event info added to this listing, transcribed from a copy of the 2021 flyer, as of 6/10/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) THURSDAYS (appears to have started 5/20/2021), South Glastonbury (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “…Cruise Night at Hops On The Hill Brewery…”… Quoting from the info that we found posted on their official web site (https://hopsonthehillbrewery.com/): “…Cruise Night – Every Thursday Starting May 20th… Starting May 20th, Cruise Night at Hops on the Hill is BACK every Thursday 4-8pm!... Food truck on-site… Please remember: NO B.Y.O.B…”… webmaster’s note – We remember hearing about these events last year (or was it the year before—hard to remember now, in the age of covid…), but hadn’t heard anything about them for this year (checked their web site a few months ago and didn’t see any notice at the time). But, what do you know, an old car friend of ours who lives in South Glastonbury heard, thru local channels, about the 5/20 start-up, and was actually able to attend with his old car! Anyway, I do hope to make it up there one of these Thursday evenings soon!... More info– The street address for Hops On The Hill Brewery is: 275 Dug Rd, South Glastonbury, CT 06073… Even more info – Please do be sure to visit their official Facebook page (and be sure to give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) online at: https://www.facebook.com/hopsonthehillsog/ …  (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/25/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) FRIDAYS (starts 5/14/2021), North Branford (appears to be confirmed for 2021) – The Marty Forbes North Branford McDonalds & Dairy Queen Friday Cruise Nights… Thanks to our local old car friend Joe Sandella for passing along (yesterday, via the Facebook system) the opening date for this great local Friday night cruise—we are so happy to see it return! Joe says that the starting time is 5:00pm, and that’s as much as we know at this time! Thanks again Joe for the heads up!... Additional info - The McDonalds and Dairy Queen who are the host businesses for this cruise night are located at 280 Branford Road, North Branford, CT 06471, part of a larger shopping plaza called I think, “Central Plaza,” and you can think of it as also being located at the intersection of Routes 80 & 139 (I think Route 80 in this area is called “Foxon Road,” and Route 139 in this area is “Branford Road”)… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/16/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) FRIDAYS (starts 5/21/2021), North Windham (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Classic Cruise Nights at the Aero Diner”… The following info is as posted by Gary Pomo (https://www.facebook.com/gary.pomo), on the CT Car Shows and Meets Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/247943463484018), within the past day or so (and thanks again to our friend Rick Stevenson, for highlighting it, or else I would’ve missed it): “…YEA!... Classic Cruise nights are back at Aero Diner, Boston Post Rd. (North Windham, across from Walmart)… Friday, May 21…5:30… Great food specials… Music by Po'm and Paul obg duo… Pass the word… It’s great to have them back...”… More info – From the Aero Diner’s official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/50sdinerllc), the street address is listed as: 361 Boston Post Road, North Windham, CT 06256 … And there you have it… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/20/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) FRIDAYS (starting 6/4/2021), West Haven (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “…Blood Sweat & Gears Car Club 2021 Cruise Season – Out 17thYear! – ‘Cruisin’ The Rock’ - New Location: Savin Rock Conference Center…”… Quoting from the 5/14/2021 post by the Blood Sweat and Gears Car Club Connecticut (https://www.facebook.com/bloodsweatandgearscarclubconnecticut) on their Facebook page: “…BS&G Cruise Nights are back!... *New Location*… We’re looking forward to a great season and hope to see you all there!... Save the date and spread the word!...”… And from the flyer that was also posted with this announcement: “…Blood Sweat & Gears Car club 2021 Cruise Season, our 17th Year! ‘Cruisn’ the Rock’… New Location!... Every Friday night, June 4, 2021, through September, 6pm ‘till it’s over… Weather permitting… Savin Rock Conference Center, 6 Rock Street, West Haven, CT 06516 (next to Jimmie’s)… Cut off year 1981… www.bloodsweatandgearsclubclub.org … Like us on Facebook…”… Sounds good to us! Great to see the BSG-ers back with their cruise, and what a fantastic spot for it too! Right by the beach! Looking forward to checking it out!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 5/18/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) FRIDAYS (starts 6/25/2021; and other specific dates--see listing), East Berlin (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Uncle D’s Diner Presents ‘Cruisin’ Friday Night’,” 5:00pm to 8:00pm, at Uncle D’s Diner, 869 Mill Street, East Berlin, CT 06023… (List of dates): June 25 … July 23 …August 27 … September 24 … ‘…Good time, music, trophies & prizes, great food and friends…’… ‘…Due to covid, social distancing is encouraged. Masks are optional and please practice good preventive hygiene…’… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friends the Over The Hill Gang Eastern Chapter (on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/overthehillgangec - and please visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there) for passing the event flyer along, from which all of the above info was transcribed. And here’s also the Facebook page for Uncle D’s Diner (and needless to say, please also visit and give ‘em a “Like” too): https://www.facebook.com/uncledsdiner ... Sounds cool!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/2/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (starts 4/10/2021), Monroe (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Car Cruise with the Monroe Street Rodders Car Club at Bill’s Drive-In”… As seen on the coming events page (https://www.ctseaportcarclub.com/carshows.htm) of our friends the CT Seaport Car Club within the past couple of days: “…Saturday April 10, 2021, Monroe CT… First Cruse of the Season - Covid Guidelines Strictly Followed… Classic car cruise with the Monroe Street Rodders Car Club at Bill's Drive In. Rt.111 Monroe, CT… 1st cruise of the season; begins on Saturday April 10, 2021, thru October 2021… 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M… Cut off year is 1985 and older. Trophies, 50/50 raffle and give-aways every week… Fun for the entire family. No alcohol, burnouts, strollers, bicycles, skateboards or pets… For Information call Joe @ (203) 452-9151…”… Sounds good to us! Thanks Monroe Street Rodders for making it happen!… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/18/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (starts 4/24/2021, see list of other dates), Berlin (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Saturday Cruisin’ Classics” at Midstate Air Compressor on the Berlin Turnpike, 5-8pm, 1492 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT 06037… webmaster’s note – Thanks to our friend Rick Stevenson for passing this event heads-up along, referencing the CT Street Legends “Saturday Cruisin’ Classics” page at their web site (http://www.connecticutstreetlegends.org/saturday-night-cruisin--classics.html). Here’s the complete blurb from that web site page about this recurring cruise night event: “…We will once again be holding our Saturday Cruisin' Classics events at Midstate Air Compressor Inc. on the Berlin Turnpike. The time will be from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. There is no entry fee and food will be available on-site. So, come on down, show off our beautiful classic, enjoy an evening with friends, good music and prizes. The schedule is as follows: April 24 … May 8 … May 22 … June 5 … June 19 … July 10 … July 24 … August 14 … August 28 …”… Additional info (quoting from their web site): “Connecticut Street Legends - “Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/connecticutstreetlegends …”… Looks like we have it all covered now! Thanks again Rick!… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/3/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (1st and 3rd of the month, starts 5/1/2021), Meriden (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - American Muscle Car Club 2021 Kick Off Cruise Night – at Class Act Auto Wash of Meriden… Quoting from the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/467257631088226/ : “…Saturday, May 1, 2021, 5pm – 8pm… AMCC Cruise Night – 2021 Kick Off Cruise! At Class Act Auto Wash Featuring Premier Pet Wash… Price: Free… Come hang out with American Muscle Car Club at Class Act Auto Wash, 1275 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450… AMCC cruise nights are known for being informal and lots of fun. We're all about hanging out, talking cars, and having fun!... Trophies, 50/50 Raffle, Food, Music, and a friendly Gearhead atmosphere…. NOTE: Social Distancing Rules Mandatory till restriction are lowered (includes mask as needed). Anyone not following Social distancing rules may be asked to leave…”… For more info - AMCC on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/americanmusclecarclubct … Class Act Auto Wash on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/classactautowashpremierpetwash … Please visit both and give ‘em both a “Like” while you’re there!... *3/17/2021 UPDATES – We recently saw some additional dates added for the AMCC Class Act Auto Wash Meriden Cruises, per their recently-posted Facebookevent notices—they are: Saturday, May 15th (ref: https://www.facebook.com/events/116133840429457), Saturday, June 5th (ref: https://www.facebook.com/events/124955752907567), and Saturday, June 19th (ref: https://www.facebook.com/events/2822914164626264), and presumably there will be more 1st & 3rd Saturday dates thru the season… Even more info - Here is some verbiage copied from the 5/15 event notice: “…Come hang out with American Muscle Car Club at Class Act Auto Wash, 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, 1275 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450… AMCC cruise nights are known for being informal and lots of fun. We're all about hanging out, talking cars, and having fun!... Trophies, 50/50 Raffle, Food, Music, and a friendly Gearhead atmosphere… NOTE: Social Distancing Rules Mandatory till restriction are lowered (includes mask as needed). Anyone not following Social distancing rules may be asked to leave…”… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/18/2021; additional info added as of 3/17/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (starts 5/15/2021; see list of other dates), Wethersfield (appears to be confirmed for 2021) The Charter Oak Firebird & Pontiac Club & Hooter's of Wethersfield Present: ‘2021 Saturday Car Cruise Nights’, 3:30pm to 7:30pm, at Hooter's, 1731 Berlin Turnpike, Wethersfield, CT… 2021 Schedule (no rain dates): May 15th , June 5th & 19th , July 3rd & 17th , August 7th & 21st , September 4th & 18th , October 2nd & 16th … Bigger trophies, raffle prizes, 50/50 drawing… Music provided by DJ Brian Skibo… Raffle proceeds benefit Paul Newman’s ‘Hole In The Wall Gang Camp,’ and Toy Drive donations support a Connecticut Children’s Hospital… Charter Oak Firebirds reserves the right to refuse entry to any vehicle or person—no alcohol, no burnouts—please come, have fun, and be safe!... Brought to you by www.charteroakbirds.org – For club information call Brad 203-467-4482… Visit CharterOakBirds.org for Special Events scheduled on upcoming cruise nights…”… webmaster’s note – We transcribed the above info from a flyer that was posted today on their official Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/Charter-Oak-Firebird-and-Pontiac-Club-223410181005443 - please be sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like” while you’re there)… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 3/17/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (starts 4/24/2021; appears to be weekly; no info on end date), Pomfret (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “... ‘Tri-State Cruisers Classic Car Club Weekly Cruise at Pizzaria 101/Loos & Co.,’ corner of Routes 169 & 101 in Pomfret, CT, on the grass, 5-8pm…”… webmaster’s note – This is second hand info that was reported to us by our friend Rick Stevenson, via an e-mail dated 4/9/2021; we are happy to pass along the info, but also recommend checking in with the organizers, at their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Tri-State-Cruisers-Classic-Car-Club-131516450220126/ (make sure to visit and give ‘em a “Like”), and/or their web site: http://www.tri-statecruisers.com/ … And there you have it… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/13/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (starts 5/15/2021; see listing for other dates), Uncasville (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Southeastern Connecticut Mustang Club presents ‘Cruise Nights 2021 at The Center of Montville’,” 601 Route 32, Uncasville, CT 06382… All cars and trucks welcome, no cut-off dates. Sorry, no motorcycles… (list of dates) Saturday, May 15th, 5-8pm … Saturday, June 19th, 5-8pm … Saturday, July 17th, 5-8pm … Saturday, August 21st, 5-8pm … Saturday, September 18th, 4-7pm … Appreciation trophies courtesy Whaling City Ford… Great music, exciting raffle prizes, big 50/50 raffle… Food, drink, and ice cream by Mr. Hot Rod… All raffle proceeds to go the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center… Rain dates are the following Saturday – for the latest cruise night show info see our Facebook page www.Facebook.com/SCMC1 ... On the web www.secmc.com … Please no alcohol & no burnouts…”… webmaster's note - Thanks SECMC-ers for the poster, from which all of the above info above was transcribed, as posted on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SCMC1/), in early April, along with the following note: “…We now have everything in place and here is our cruise night flyer for the 2021 season. We are still going to take things one month at a time (just in case things change) but we fully anticipate things will be OK. We're really looking forward to seeing everyone this year, it's been WAY too long!!...”… Sounds great to us!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 4/13/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (starts 6/12/2021 at NEW LOCATION), North Haven (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “DJ John Rozz Presents ‘Cruise at the New Address for Dino’s Seafood’,” 323 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT 06473… Quoting from the John Rozz (https://www.facebook.com/john.rozz.5) post of June 11, 2021, to the CT Seaport Car Club’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/ctseaportcarclub): “…This Saturday Finally. The New Dino’s Location… DJ John Rozz, Vintage Cars, Name That Tune, Best Seafood in Connecticut… Dancing, Prizes, Good Vibes & Awesome People… (starts) 3pm…”… More info – Here’s info from the accompanying poster that John Rozz also shared with his Facebook post: “…Dino’s Seafood, 203-239-5548, NEW ADDRESS: 323 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT 06473… DJ John Rozz, 203-317-7129… Dino’s Gift Certificates will be given to all game/car winners…”… Sounds great to me! Looking forward to checking out this event, at the NEW location for Dino’s Seafood!... (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 6/15/2021)

(**UPDATED FOR 2021**) SATURDAYS (once a month, starts 3/20/2021, runs thru October; see list of dates), Branchburg (NEW JERSEY) (appears to be confirmed for 2021) - “Neshantic Station Car Show,” 7:30am to 1:00pm, 111 Elm Street, Branchburg, NJ 08853…. Quoting from the event flyer posted on the Hemmings dedicated info page (https://www.hemmings.com/events/detail?listing_id=58473) where this event was found (direct flyer link: https://assets.hemmings.com/uimage/77519114-0-0.jpg?rev=1): “…The popular Neshantic Station Flea Market is joined in 2021 by the new Neshantic Station Car Show! The Car Show will be held one Saturday each month from March through October, from 7:30am to 1:00pm… (list of dates): Saturday, March 20 … Saturday, April 17 … Saturday, May 15 … Saturday, June 12 … Saturday, July 17 … Saturday, August 14 … Saturday, September 18 … Saturday, October 16 … Registration: There is no charge for car owners to bring and show their cars, and all antique, classic, and collector cars, trucks, and other vehicles are welcome. We just ask car owners to email us at carshow@nechanic.organd register so we know how many vehicles to expect. In lieu of registration fee, we ask all car owners to bring a cash or food donation for the Somerset County Food Bank… The Car Show is just minutes from Routes 202 and 206. To find the location via GPS, enter “111 Elm Street, Branchburg, NJ”…”… webmaster’s note – Why a car show in New Jersey on the SAAC Calendar? Reason #1 is that it’s a nice early-season event (and we love the early season events), and Reason #2 is that it seems a lot of events more local to us are either not being planned yet (obviously due to COVID concerns), or are being planned and cancelled already (which is exceptionally depressing, and for the same reason), and Reason #3 is that it just plain sounds like fun, and if I have a free Saturday, I’ll definitely consider a drive out there to check it out—if not as a participant, at least as a spectator! New Jersey is a beautiful state to visit!… (this cruise/recurring event was added to this calendar as of 2/25/2021)

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